Lucille Brady, age 101 of Hartington, Nebraska, died on Sunday, February 28, 2016 at the Golden Living Center in Hartington.
Mass of Christian Burial will be on Thursday, March 3, 2016 at 10:30 a.m. at Holy Trinity Catholic Church in Hartington with the Rev. Jeffery Loseke officiating. Burial will be at St. Ludgers Cemetery in Creighton, Nebraska. Visitation will be on Wednesday from 5-8:00 p.m. with a Vigil service at 6:00 p.m. at the Wintz Funeral Home in Hartington. Visitation will continue on Thursday, at church, one hour prior to services.
Pallbearers will be Dale Werner, Jim Werner, Jack Wagner, Jeff Fleming, Joe Fleming, Lee Lammers.
Lucille Theresa Brady was born on October 3, 1914 in Roselle, Iowa to Frank Joseph and Katherine (Heithoff) Werner. Her mother Katherine died when she was a young girl. Her father later united in marriage with Margaret Mary Reickes. Lucille grew up in rural Creighton and moved to Omaha as a young woman. She worked several different jobs while in Omaha and also volunteered to support the military and war effort. She worked for Orchard and Wilhelm Department Store in Omaha prior to her marriage. Lucille married Leland "Lee" Charles Brady on June 7, 1950 in Omaha, NE. They made their home in Jud, North Dakota. Lee died in January of 1981 and Lucille remained in Jud, N.D. until 1989 when she moved to Hartington. Lucille moved to the Assisted Living after her brother, Monsignor Cyril Werner, died in 2012. She has been at Golden Living Nursing Home for the past couple years.
Lucille was a member of the former St. Cajetan Catholic Church in Jud, ND, Holy Spirit Catholic Church in Nortonville, ND, and Holy Trinity Catholic Church in Hartington, NE. She was a member of Altar Society in North Dakota, the Holy Trinity Guild, and Perpetual Adoration at Holy Trinity; VFW Auxiliary in North Dakota; North Dakota Rural Mail Carrier Auxiliary. Lucille did a lot of volunteer work at Manor St. Joseph Retirement Home in Edgeley, North Dakota. She enjoyed being in a bowling league in Edgeley, ND with a team formed of her friends from Jud. She had a great time during the Fort Totten Trail Ride when she was able to ride in a covered wagon for the weeklong event. Lucille also enjoyed attending Elder Hostels in Minnesota with her friend Ruth Walker.
Lucille is survived by her son Dan Brady of Rapid City, SD; brother-in-law Verne Abts of Omaha, NE; sister-in-law Jean White of Morro Bay, CA; numerous nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents, husband Leland; three brothers and spouses Cletus & Wilfarene Werner, Francis & Jeanette Werner, Monsignor Cyril Werner; two sisters Evelyn Abts, and Rosalie Jensen and her husband Arlon.
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I am sorry Dan for the loss of your Mom. She was amazing and loved family so much. I am so happy she can now be with all her family in heaven. She prayed so much for her family. Special Godmother.
Chris Abts Von Buettner
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